Clovis rallies to post split

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Clovis senior Daniel Casarez blocks a pitch in the dirt during the first game of Tuesday’s West Texas Baseball League doubleheader against Frenship at Bell Park. Staff photo: Eric Kluth CNJ staff Daniel Casarez hit a game-tying RBI single with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the fifth and the winning […]

Hounds gain weekend sweep

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Trevor Davis had already thrown more than 100 pitches through eight innings, but he figured he had enough left to finish the job. Davis wiggled out of a first-and-third, none-out jam in the top of the ninth and pitched Eastern New Mexico University past Texas A&M-Kingsville 4-3 in […]

Wildcats swept at Artesia after beating Levelland

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Clovis senior John Props pitched three innings and was credited with the victory in Clovis’ 6-4 win over Levelland Friday at Bell Park. This was Props’ first outing on the mound this season. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) Freedom Newspapers Pinch-hitter Devin Sweet delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth and the Clovis […]

Hounds, Zias suffer four-game sweeps

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico baseball and softball teams endured four-game sweeps on the road over the weekend, but not for lack of effort. Facing one of the Lone Star Conference North Division’s top baseball programs in Southeastern Oklahoma, the Greyhounds (8-12) dropped a pair of one-run decisions and were […]

Wildcats settle for split

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Clovis’ Matt Ulibarri gets caught in a rundown between first and second base during the first game of a doubleheader against Amarillo High Saturday at Bell Park. Ulibarri was tagged out. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff The Clovis baseball team were to within six outs of sweeping a doubleheader against Amarillo, before the Sandies […]

Hounds pitcher honored in LSC South

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico senior right-hander Trevor Davis has been named the Lone Star Conference South Division’s pitcher of the week after posting two wins in the Greyhounds’ first four games. Davis won in relief at Sul Ross State on Feb. 5, throwing the final 1 2/3 innings of a 9-6 […]

Hounds baseball sweeps first two games of season

Freedom Newspapers FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS ALPINE, Texas — Junior right-hander Kelly Crain pitched seven solid innings and Josh Kuchta and Brett Scherer each delivered three hits Friday as the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team opened its 2005 season with an 8-2 victory over Sul Ross State. On Saturday, the Greyhounds took the opener of a […]

Clovis baseball team goes 3-1 for weekend

CNJ STAFF PLAINVIEW, Texas — Matt Ulibarri went 5-for-8 and scored four runs Saturday as Clovis swept past Plainview 8-2 and 11-1 in a West Texas Baseball League doubleheader. Clovis (6-4) completed a 3-1 weekend after splitting a doubleheader at Lubbock Coronado on Friday — losing 5-4 and winning 3-1. Ulibarri went 2-for-4 in Saturday’s […]

Amarillo completes sweep with rout

CNJ STAFF Amarillo High pulled out a 3-2, eight-inning win over Clovis in the first game of a West Texas League summer baseball doubleheader Tuesday night at Bell Park. The Dusters completed the sweep with a 21-4 victory in the nightcap, a game shortened to five innings by the 10-run rule. David Root pitched six […]

Cats clinch postseason berth

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Clovis sophomore Matt Ulibarri sprints out of the batter’s box after laying down a bunt in Saturday’s game at Bell Park. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Jason Seefeld struggled early in the field, and the Clovis High baseball team got itself in a quick hole. Seefeld, though, pushed the Wildcats on top for […]

Hounds eliminated from postseason chase

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — Any slim hopes the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team had of making the Lone Star Conference tournament went by the wayside quickly against Abilene Christian. ACU catcher J-Bob Thomas drew a tie-breaking, bases-loaded walk in a five-run eighth as Abilene Christian beat Eastern New Mexico University 10-6 to complete […]

Hounds drop opener to Tarleton

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds lost ground in the Lone Star Conference South baseball standings on and off the field. On Friday, Tarleton State came away with an 11-8 win in the opener before the second game was suspended by rain after five innings with the score tied 7-7. The teams […]

ENMU baseball team sweeps WT

CNJ STAFF CANYON, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University baseball team brought out the big sticks this weekend. The Greyhounds also threw some pretty good pitching at Lone Star Conference South Division rival West Texas A&M. ENMU pounded out 48 hits while its pitching staff limited the Buffaloes to 10 runs in 25 innings […]

Hounds can’t salvage finale with ACU

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — After watching his team get swept in a three-game series at home by Abilene Christian, Eastern New Mexico University baseball coach Phil Clabaugh said he’s disappointed but not discouraged. The Greyhounds, who lost to the Wildcats 8-3 and 10-3 on Friday, had Saturday’s series finale in hand much of the […]

Cats sweep Artesia to improve to 8-1

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Clovis senior shortstop Jason Seefeld gloves the ball in the hole during the second game of their double header against Artesia Saturday at Bell Park. Seefeld juggled the ball and was late with the throw to first base. Photo by Eric Kluth Rick White Robert Riggins picked up a save even though he was no […]

Zias beaten twice by Angelo State

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Kyleigh Harris slides head first into home plate as she is safe to tie Angelo State in extra innings of their first game Friday in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Finally getting to play at home for the first time more than six weeks wasn’t […]

Hounds drop twin bill to ACU in baseball

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Eastern New Mexico University sophomore David Swinconos releases a pitch during the first game of their double-header against Abilene Christian University Friday in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Abilene Christian scored in 11 of 16 innings Friday and posted an 8-3, 10-3 sweep of Eastern New Mexico University in Lone Star […]

Clovis batters Frenship for third-straight win

CNJ staff WOLFFORTH, Texas — Robert Riggins put together another strong outing and received plenty of support at the plate as Clovis beat Frenship, Texas, 10-3 on Thursday for its third-straight win. Riggins allowed four hits and two runs in six innings while improving to 3-0 on the season. He struck out five and walked […]

WT outslugs Hounds in series finale

CNJ staff PORTALES — Lurking in the No. 6 and No. 7 spots, Trey Howell and Dan Moody combined for seven hits and drove in 10 runs, leading West Texas A&M to a 17-11 win over Eastern New Mexico on Monday in the final game of a rain-delayed three-game Lone Star Conference South series at […]

Urban, Wildcats start season strong at Invite

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Clovis sophomore Sean Cruce tries to turn a double play as Hobbs’ Tyler Barnett slides into second during Saturday’s Clovis Invitational at Bell Park CNJ staff photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White Even a fast-moving cold front on Saturday afternoon couldn’t cool off Richard Urban. The Clovis senior lashed a pair of two-run singles […]